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LACM 4418 (Miocene of Brazil)

Also known as Acre 6

Where: Acre, Brazil (10.9° S, 69.8° W: paleocoordinates 11.2° S, 68.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Solimões Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; brown mudstone

• The skeleton reported here was found in brown shales interbedded with thin layers of coal.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. D. Frailey. 1986. Late Miocene and Holocene mammals, exclusive of the Notoungulata, of the Rio Acre Region, western Amazonia. Contributions in Science 374:1-46 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 145364: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Suarez-Gomez on 01.06.2013, edited by Juan Carrillo

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)